Questions and answers with Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau policy counselRead More
The Golden Owl Award recognizes agricultural educators for their tremendous contributions in preparing the next generation of leaders. Jeff Tilley is an Ag Educator and FFA advisor at Amanda-Clearcreek High School in Fairfield County, and one of 10 honorees in Ohio to receive this recognition. Tilley is in the running for the 2022 Ag Educator of the Year award which will be announced at the Ohio FFA Convention in May.
The Golden Owl Award is presented by the Ohio FFA, Nationwide, Ohio Farm Bureau, Farm Credit Mid-America and AgCredit.
Photo: (L-R) Jeff Tilley; Morgan Anderson, Ohio FFA State Vice President; Shawnda Vega, Sponsor Relations Account Executive at Nationwide Insurance and Chip Nelson, Sr. Organization Director at Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
I'm eternally grateful for the support Ohio Farm Bureau scholarships provided in helping me turn my dreams into reality.Available scholarships
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Business Solutions
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Fairfield County will award two scholarship winners this year. Gavin Eastep is one recipient.Read More